Competitive and Benefits
Date when vacancy closes
13 Sep 2017
Area of Expertise
Background to vacancy/ What is the purpose of the job? What do you need to achieve?
Your visual propositions will have real impact. This is your opportunity to bring a mix of creative vision and commercial understanding to your work. Both of these qualities will help you to devise original displays that wow our customers into buying. Your focus will always be on how to draw attention to our ranges. It's how you�ll get your stylist teams to think too, inspiring them with up-to-the-minute knowledge of what�s hot on the high street and beyond.
Of course, a big part of this is knowing what our competitors are up to, but what matters more than anything is how you interpret trends for the M & S customer. To that end, a lot of your success will be down to how you communicate store-level strategy to your team. You'll also have line management responsibility for Visual Section Managers.
Technical skills/business skills required
� Experience of working in Visual roles across fashion & home markets (high volume).
� Experience of working in Visual roles at a management level.
� Technical skills that demonstrate current trend and styling knowledge.
� Ability to work hands on with product to put current trends in to practice.
� Proven record in delivering a visual proposition & excellent Store Presentation standards consistently.
� Proven leadership abilities on both a local and remote basis.
� Excellent communication skills, effective at all levels, and communicates using a Customer and Commercial focus.